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Re: Moving bindings into a separate project.

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-21 08:03:34 CET

Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:

> --On Friday, February 20, 2004 2:10 PM -0600 kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > Seriously, part of the goal here is to not occupy Subversion core
> > development time with bindings stuff. But of course, what happens
> > with the bindings after they leave this tree still has to be "good".
> I'm very afraid that by throwing the bindings onto an island, it'll be
> out of sight and out of mind. Hence, the quality of the bindings will
> be hurt as the 'core' team won't be thinking about the bindings.
> Bindings that have a dedicated maintainer(s) (such as Perl) won't be
> as hurt; but those that don't (Python) are going to be very hurt.

Wow. I'm tempted to be insulted, but I'll let it slide. :-)

$ svn log swigutil_py.[ch] | grep -r '^r[0-9]' | cut -d\| -f2 | \
                             sort -n | uniq -c | sort -nr
     57 cmpilato
     22 kfogel
     22 gstein
     10 trow
      6 ghudson
      4 philip
      4 blair
      2 striker
      2 rey4
      2 rassilon
      2 julianfoad
      2 jerenkrantz
      2 fitz
      2 breser

I'll just name myself the official maintainer of the Python bindings
(and beat information out of Greg Stein whenever I need it). Will
that make everyone happy?

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